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UPDATE: Driver Sought in Fatal Bicyclist Strike in South Brunswick

South Brunswick Township

Middlesex County Acting Prosecutor Christopher L.C. Kuberiet and Chief Raymond J. Hayducka of the South Brunswick Police Department announce today that authorities are actively searching for the driver that fled after striking a 49-year old bicyclist on Route 522 in the Township last night.

Officials say the deceased bicyclist was identified as Mr. Ronald Vonthun, 49, of South Brunswick. He was taken to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital where he was pronounced dead from the injuries he sustained in the hit and run.

An autopsy has been scheduled with the Middlesex County Regional Medical Examiner’s Office.

Officer Michael Leung of the South Brunswick Police Department and Detective Jonathan Berman of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office determined that on December 13, at approximately 10:06 pm, the driver was traveling on Route 522, struck the victim between Georges Road and Kingston Lane, and then fled the scene.

​Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Leung at (732) 329-4646, or Detective Berman at (732) 745-4328.